Reserve Bank of India - Operating Guidelines for Payments Banks


The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Operating Guidelines for Payments Banks provide a framework for the operation of payment banks licensed to conduct business in the country. These guidelines supplement the RBI's Guidelines for Licensing of Payments Banks. The guidelines are issued after the need for separate operating guidelines for payments banks was examined due to the differentiated nature of business and financial inclusion focus of these banks. The guidelines are divided into several sections and cover the following topics:

1. Prudential Regulation
2. Risk Management
3. Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR), Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR), Disclosures and Statutory/Regulatory Reports
4. Ownership and Control Regulations
5. Corporate Governance
6. Banking Operations
7. Bank Deposits
8. KYC Requirements
9. Foreign Exchange Business
10. Other Banking services
11. Outsourcing of Operations, Internet Banking and Mobile Banking
12. Implementation of Ind AS

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Thursday, October 6, 2016
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Reserve Bank of India
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